Photo: David Stover © Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

October 9, 2015

Dr. Leo G. Mazow, Cochrane Curator and Head of the Department of American Art, joined the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in 2015. He holds a Ph.D. in art history from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an M.A. in art history from the University of Colorado, Boulder. Prior to VMFA, Dr. Mazow worked as associate professor of art history at the University of Arkansas. Preceding his tenure at the University of Arkansas, he held the position of curator of American art at the Palmer Museum of Art at The Pennsylvania State University for eight years. In 2013, his book Thomas Hart Benton and the American Sound won the Smithsonian’s Charles C. Eldredge prize for distinguished scholarship in American Art.

Lecture by Dr. Leo Mazow: Defining American Modernisms

February 2, 2017 6-7pm Hurley Convergence Center, Digital Auditorium Dr. Leo G. Mazow, Louise B. and J. Harwood Cochrane Curator of American Art at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts will give a lecture entitled, “Defining American Modernisms.” The lecture is in association with  the exhibition American Perspectives on Modernism on view in the Ridderhof […]